Share this entry

Share this page

Sama Veda

Line breaks: Sama Veda
Pronunciation: /sɑːmə ˈveɪdə
 
/
Hinduism

Definition of Sama Veda in English:

One of the four Vedas, a collection of melodies and liturgical chants. Its material is drawn largely from the Rig Veda. See Veda.

Origin

from Sanskrit sāmaveda, from sāman 'chant' and veda '(sacred) knowledge'.

Definition of Sama Veda in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on Sama Veda

Nearby words

More words in this category

Aeneid AM AV Bible BP
Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…